July 2012 in Train Operations
According to the reporter, boots without steel toe caps will not provide the required level of protection and could lead to unnecessary foot injuries.
Could Pro-Active Recruitment:
Response from Pro-Active Recruitment
Pro-Active Recruitment thanks the reporter for bringing this issue to our attention. As a result of this report we have contacted First Great Western regarding the PPE requirements of staff at Paddington station. First Great Western have confirmed to us that there is a requirement for staff working at Paddington station to be wearing boots fitted with steel toe caps. These boots have now been issued and regular checks have been put in place to ensure staff are wearing the boots.